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[23 Nov 2008 | One Comment | ]

Two new Obama advisors on immigration policy seem likely to focus on immigration policy reform that does not emphasize detention in their proposals and plans:


T. Alexander Aleinikoff has been Dean of the Georgetown University Law Center and Executive Vice President of Georgetown University since July 2004. He has been a member of the Georgetown faculty since 1997. Dean Aleinikoff served as General Counsel and Executive Associate Commissioner for Programs at the Immigration and Naturalization Service for several years during the Clinton Administration. From 1997 to 2004 …

Detention, Enforcement »

[14 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]
CCA eyes federal bed demand, according to CCA Second Quarter 2008 Investor Presentation

Facing constraints on new prison construction from states, CCA eyes the federal bed industry. According to CCA’s second quarter 2008 investor presentation (released Sept. 08), CCA believes that the “demand for bed capacity from the three federal agencies will continue over the next several years:
There continues to be significant focus on immigration and securing our nation’s border.

System-wide, the BOP is operating at 37% (1) over its rated capacity.  The BOP currently projects that between FY 2008 and FY 2011 their population will grow by nearly 15,000 inmates.  The BOP …